About Us


From left to right: Mike Powers, Lindsey Smith, Sarah Eye, Ryan Montgomery

Michael Powers: Mike is our primary website designer and technical wizard as far as creating the website for the Southeastern Virginia Markers Website. He is also the resident night owl.

Mike is an undergraduate Junior at the University of Mary Washington, expecting to graduate in May 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. He is currently unsure of any possible post-school arrangements, but is working to transition from undergraduate studies to law school. Mike is also the current Inter-Club Association President on SGA’s Executive Board as well as the General Manager for the University Radio Station, WMWC. He likes the color green, puppies, and dislikes how he looks in the picture above.

Lindsey Smith: Lindsey played a pivotal role in the creation of this website.  She personally drove to every marker location and took the images of the markers that are seen on the website – furthermore, she and Ryan made these images available for public use via flickr.  She was also in charge of creating a formal bibliography, combining all of the sources used during the research formed in this site.

Lindsey is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Mary Washington and will be graduating in May 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in History.  She plans on continuing her education by obtaining a Master’s Degree in Education and then becoming a history teacher.  For more information about Lindsey, please visit her personal blog.

Click here for Lindsey’s Blog

Sarah Eye: Sarah Eye was in charge of creating our Google Map and making it so that our viewers can easily find the location of these historical markers and get accurate directions.  Furthermore, she made sure that the map linked back to our website so that outside viewers would be drawn in.

Sarah is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Mary Washington who will graduate in May 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in History.  She plans on pursuing her Master’s Degree in Education in the Fall of 2013 and hopes to become a teacher as well.  For more information about Sarah, please click on the link to her personal blog.

Click here for Sarah’s Personal Blog!

Ryan Montgomery: Ryan is our socialite for the website having created our timeline, our flickr account, and also our twitter account.  He is also responsible for the creation of our press release and for the advertising of our website through The Bullet and other resources.

A history major at the University of Mary Washington, Ryan will graduate in May 2012 with his Bachelors Degree. He plans on pursuing a career in government contracting in the Washington, D.C. area.

Click here for our Twitter account!


 

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